E-mails show collusion to derail California’s request to allow tougher emissions laws

by bil | September 26th, 2007

The U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters appears to have led a backstage effort to block California’s request for its own, more stringent emission standard, which would have helped reduce pollution and environmental injuries in California.

The E-mail chain, released by the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, shows “the administration is trying to stack the deck against California’s efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles.”

Governor Schwarzenegger announced that California will sue by late October if the issue is not resolved by then.

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